Traditional French Knit Baby Bonnet

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Traditional French Knit Baby Bonnet Pattern


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Knitting: Traditional French Knit Baby Bonnet
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Pattern Details:

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Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • You will need to know how to cast on stitches, knit stitches, purl stitches, knit two stitches together, yarn over, cast off, seam the finished work and knit in ends of the finished work.

Pattern Description:

This soft, elegant, traditional baby bonnet is perfect for any special day. It is knit in one piece with seed stitch edging to frame the face. The filigree neckline is gathered with ribbon at the base of the bonnet for an excellent fit. It is the perfect bonnet for your tiny prince or princess, and absolutely destined to become a family heirloom. It is perfectly paired with the Traditional French Baptism Gown. I created this piece for the Baptism of my daughter.


A 10 cm (4 inch) square, knit in stockinette stitch is 17 stitches and 28 rows.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • The bonnet is soft and stretchy, and can be knit in two sizes, newborn to 3 months, or size 6 to 18 months.


  • One medium skein or two small skeins solid aran weight, number 4 yarn, extra soft for baby's skin, natural fibers recommended Pair of size 5 mm (US 8) needles Darning needle Scissors Any matching ribbon of your choice, approximately 127 cm (50 inches) in length

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